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Rialto Hotel Cafe

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San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
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Phoenix, Arizona
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Right outside the Rialto Hotel where we were staying. We were tired after trekking about, a bit hungry, and thirsty, so we ordered a liter of draft beer each...it was huge and tasted great, as was the pizza we ordered with it. Fun environment with both the other diners and the staff.

Thank CharleyandhisTravels
Welling, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a great place to sit, have coffee and cake whilst watching the world go by and to watch the canal traffic

Thank ZippyLongstockings
North Wales, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a short drink stop in the cafe, actually quite hard to find somewhere for just a drink during dinner time in Venice. We sat in side with the view of the Rialto bridge. A stunning landmark in a place of history. Service was fab but we got our drinks. Enjoyed our drinks as the masses... More 

Thank LaurenceCrossmanEmms
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

we stopped off a few times at this bar ,we sat outside next to canal at the base of the rialto bridge . beer was good and spritz excellent ,the service was very good friendly and helpul. tables outside were always full so very popular and busy bar, .

Thank phildurham
Wicklow, Ireland
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Stopped by here a few times during our visit and the staff were always very helpful and service was fast. What a brilliant view of the Rialto Bridge. Try it.

Thank autoplas
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

After arriving in Venice we wanted to visit and stand on the rialto bridge at night and WAW what a sight a place every one should see

Thank George R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Food is amazing where ever you eat in Venice,however the Rialto hotel cafe is one of the best and its next to one of the most famous bridges in the world,take time to eat drink and just relax after all the walking I can tell you without any doubt you will not be disappointed,is food in Venice expensive??? I would... More 

Thank Andy H
Newton Stewart, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stopped (4 of us) for pizza (and a gluten free tuna salad) a a glass of Prosecco. Great location and great food and drink. I will definitely go back there someday.

Thank Elaine M
Nybro, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Visit Venice and have lunch there.. Nice Viewe of the Canal. Like a Bond movie Moonraker from 1979. Good location to have dinner also. Best Gunnar

Thank Nybro007
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

As we were staying near by we ended up here most nights for a spritz and a coffee. Good views of the Grand Canal but the Bridge is undergoing maintenance work. Friendly service and reasonable prices.

Thank Brian440

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Castello

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Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.
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